[Samba] Changing samba PDC version but keeping the same IP address
f.bonnet at esiee.fr
Fri Jun 5 07:30:07 GMT 2009
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Toby Bluhm wrote:
> Frank Bonnet wrote:
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>> We are facing a bit boring problem
>> We are on the way to upgrade our PDC from 2.2.8 to 3.2.11
>> as we do not want to reconfigure the PDC IP address on several
>> hundreds of windows XP clients we have chosen to keep the same
>> IP address for the new PDC.
>> The problem is windows clients does not update the name of network
>> drives and keep the old names even connected to the new PDC server
>> and it's new shares ...
>> I suspect there are some caching mechanisms that are not completely
>> cleaned (!!!) by windows.
>> Any infos on "how to clean widows caches" are welcome.
> If I understand you correctly, you mean everything is working just fine,
> but the server name displayed in file explorer for the network drive
> letter is still the old server name.
> If that's it, check the registry:
> Delete the entries for the server & it will automatically refresh to the
> current setting.
Thanks for the answer, but I have a problem to do that on our ~800
windows PC ...
Is it possible to do it remotely or automate-it during boot up time ?
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